USB 3.1 and USB 3.2 Difference


Electronic devices such as TVs and projectors all have USB ports, but they are still different in age. Here will tell you what is the difference between USB3.1 and 3.2.

First of all, the biggest change between USB3.2 and USB3.1 is the change in transmission speed, and the changes in other aspects are small. The specific differences are as follows:
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1. The connectors are different. USB3.2 uses typec connector, USB3.1 has two pin typec connectors;

2. Theoretical maximum transmission speed is different. The maximum transmission speed of USB3.1 can reach 10Gbps, and the maximum transmission speed of USB3.2 can reach 20Gbps;

3. Different standards are used. USB3.2 supports seamless switching between single and dual channels and is backward compatible, while USB3.1 does not.
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USB3.1 (Gen1), USB3.1 (Gen 2) and the latest USB3.2 have appeared on the third-generation USB standard, and the differences between them mainly focus on the rate title, maximum transfer rate and output current, The output current of USB3.1 and USB3.2 are the same, and the only difference is the maximum transmission speed.